• GameStop memes even harder with ‘Web3 Gaming' and NFT job listings

    1 month ago - By The Verge

    Photo by Sean Hollister / The Verge
    After a rollercoaster of a year on the stock market fueled by WallStreetBets retail trading, GameStop is going full meme and looking to build a “Web3” platform, according to a flurry of job listings posted to its careers site on Monday. One of those ads, discovered by CoinDesk , is a LinkedIn listing for a “Head of Web3 Gaming” in which the company says it's looking for someone to “accelerate the future of gaming and commerce” based on blockchains.
    If you're lucky enough to have never heard the phrase “Web3,” it's often used to describe a decentralized...
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  • Samsung Is Bringing Cloud Gaming To TV Lineup

    Samsung Is Bringing Cloud Gaming To TV Lineup

    1 month ago - By GameSpot

    Cloud gaming typically requires a separate device connected to your display, such as a Chromecast for Stadia or a separate phone, computer, or console. Samsung is removing the middleman with its Tizen TV line, implementing its own cloud gaming service. The details are scarce, and as The Verge notes, it was actually previously tinkered with via PlayStation Now predecessor Gaikai several years ago. This seems like it would function similarly to that, though the advances made in internet speeds and latency over the last decade should hopefully make it run more smoothly. On its own site...
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  • Samsung is building a cloud gaming platform for its TVs

    1 month ago - By Engadget

    Samsung doesn't want to cede the game streaming space to the likes of Google , Microsoft or NVIDIA. IGN reports Samsung has teased plans for a TV-based "Cloud Game Platform" during its developer conference presentation. Details were scarce, but this would let Samsung TV owners play games without "high-end hardware." This would be more likely used to play console- or PC-quality titles, then, rather than mobile games. The tech firm tried cloud gaming through a team-up with Gaikai in 2012, although that clearly didn't go far when Gaikai sold to Sony and transitioned to working on PlayStation...
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